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Illustration to "Sleep"

1863
Frederick Sandys (English, 1829–1904), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 15.1 x 11.3 cm (5 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.); Sheet: 20.1 x 16.4 cm (7 15/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2947

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration to “Sleep” unsigned poem in “Good Words” 1863 page 589

Inscription

l.r. in image: artist's monogram; lower margin in graphite pencil: "Frederick Sandys / F. Sandys. Good Words / Sleep"

Signed

signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund